Tag: sports

Until You’re Mine by Cindi Madsen

Until You’re Mine by Cindi Madsen

4.5 stars — OK, that one ended with a freaking bang man.  I was actually a little wary at the beginning, b/c while I was enjoying myself, I worried it might not be a complete winner for me personally purely based on the focus on Shane’s muscles…which, you’re going to say, are you nuts Lenore?  […]

Posted January 19, 2018 by lenoreo in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Locker Room by Amy Lane

The Locker Room by Amy Lane

ORIGINAL REVIEW: 5 stars — Well, at first I was thinking this review was going to be utterly pointless with just a bunch of gushing b/c I was so overwhelmed after I finished. But then I figured maybe I should sit down and actually figure out what specific things worked for me. B/C I don’t […]

Breaking the Ice by Julie Cross

Breaking the Ice by Julie Cross

4 stars — Earlier in the year I read book 1 in this series and really enjoyed it, despite it being very different from YAs I usually read.  And so I was excited to see another book set in the town of Juniper Falls.  And this one was similarly engaging and yet SOOOOO different!!  Honestly, […]

Winter Ball by Amy Lane

Winter Ball by Amy Lane

3.5 stars — I enjoyed this one, but to be truthful it just made me want to reread The Locker Room (which I did…review coming soon).  I liked both Skipper and Richie, but they did feel a bit young…but that could be just the nature of these two characters.  They did feel authentic though, that wasn’t […]

Love on the Tracks by Tamsen Parker

Love on the Tracks by Tamsen Parker

4.5 stars — Well this was a whole bowl full of awesome!  It was kind of tailor made for me.  I mean, I’m not sure how many people know this about me, but I am an Olympic FIEND.  It’s my favourite sport (and I realize it’s not a sport, just like rainbow isn’t a colour, […]

Van by Sawyer Bennett

Van by Sawyer Bennett

Blurb: Score one for the Carolina Cold Fury hockey team as a stone-cold badass melts for a woman who makes his blood run hot. As one of the league’s toughest enforcers, Van Turner is ruthless on the ice. He plays hard because it’s the only way to channel the rage boiling inside, and a reputation […]

Just One of the Boys by Leah and Kate Rooper

Just One of the Boys by Leah and Kate Rooper

Blurb: Alice Bell has one goal: to play for the elite junior hockey team the Chicago Falcons.But when she’s passed over at tryouts for being a girl, she’ll do anything to make her dream a reality…even disguising herself as her twin brother. With her amazing skills on the ice, Alice is sure she’ll fit in easily. That […]

Juked (Texas Mutiny #1) by M.E. Carter

Juked (Texas Mutiny #1) by M.E. Carter

Blurb: Juked: verb. /jook-t/ A slang soccer term meaning: faked out, deceived, confused your opponent See examples Daniel Zavaro and Quincy Watson: As the rising star in Houston, Daniel has found fame as Captain of his Pro soccer team and the city’s most eligible bachelor. Daniel has everything – except someone special – and that suits […]

The First Kiss Hypothesis by Christina Mandelski

The First Kiss Hypothesis by Christina Mandelski

Blurb: Nora Reid believes scientific laws control everything, even love. With her grandparents’epic first kiss story cemented in her brain, Nora develops a hypothesis she’s determined to prove:for each person in the world, there is exactly one other person, and at first kiss, they’ll experience an immediate and intense reaction. But after four years of […]

Offsetting Penalties by Ally Mathews

Offsetting Penalties by Ally Mathews

Blurb: Isabelle Oster has dreamed of being a prima ballerina her entire life, so when the only male dancer backs out of the fall production, she’s devastated. Without a partner, she has no hope of earning a spot with the prestigious Ballet Americana company. Until hot jock Garret practicing stretches in one of the studios […]